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tv   WIS News 10 Midday  NBC  January 22, 2016 12:00pm-12:30pm EST

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the next hour. this, as we continue to watch a winter weather system impacting much of the east coast--and having some effects here in the midlands. meteorologist von gaskin is here now with a look at the latest conditions... winter ststm warning in effectt through saturday night lancaster, chesterfield counties freezing rain advisory in effect until noon today newberry, fairfield, kershaw, lee counties periods of rain, some rain heavy at times. northern midlands have the best chance of seeing possible heavy icing due to freezing rain falling through early today, then again tonight. rain will be mixed with light northern/central midlands tonight and saturday morning not expecting much if any accumulation of snow. however, some icing is likely around columbia metro, high amounts chester north. sunshine by saturday afternoon
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storm, update will following during the day. the storm is continuing to cause the most concern in saturday afternoon this is still a developing storm, update will following during the day. the storm is continuing to cause the most concern in
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we've got our wis team stationed around the cause the most concern in counties north of columbia. we've got our wis team stationed midlands. let's head out to mike desumma, who's live in camden with more on conditions out there. and mike, new information about some schools there in kershaw county. well len county responders and public works crews say at this point they've gotten a good
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the real concern now is the temperature is dropping with all that water on the ground. the farther north you go in kershaw county the more of a concern that is. we already were getting word from some workers up off highway 97 about ice starting to form in trees. already today county schools in that area have taken the added precaution of closing early for the day. all north central area schools in kershaw county will dismiss at 12:45 pm --- because of the latest word from the dot is they were able to pretreat some of the major highways in advance of this storm over the course of the week. public works crews here in the camden area say so far they haven't seen much other than cold rain down
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but once again they expect those conditions to change as the sun fairfield county is also seeing today. our michal higdon has been out there all morning watching conditions, and she joins us live with the latest. freezing rain is possible here in fairfield county -- that's where when the rain is falling it is still in liquid form, but once it reaches the surface, those causing the drop to solidify into ice. but take a look at the rain we were seeing earlier we're getting a glimpse of winter weather in parts of the upstate. this is a look at road conditions in spartanburg the upstate. this is a look at road
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as you can see....some visible snowfall on the ground and some on the roadways--but a lot of that snow is already melting on the roads. and here's another look in that area. this is north of lake bowen and south of highway 11. over in gaffney-- you can see there was enough snow to cover the ground and vehicles. thanks to matt sarratt for this picture. and to greer we go now...where a few inches of snow accumulated overnight. this was sent to our nbc affilliate in greenville. you can send us your pictures, by heading online and emailing send it @ wistv dot com. and across the state line--people in boone, north carolina woke up to lots of snow this morning. this is video from the blue ridge mountains. snow had been falling for most of the night and the area is expected to get as much as 10 inches in the next day. again, some of that winter weather has crept down into the northern portions of south carolina. michael clark is covering
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county, where some drivers are having to take it slow on the roads. "icy and slushy roadways are creating problems for drivers all over northern south carolina--in particular in york county. want to give you a look at this truck driver here behind me who got his vehicle stuck earlier this morning. but he was actually waiting for another accident to clear furthehedown this road here, when he tried to make it up this hill he didn't have as much traction as he thought, and was slipping and sliding down the hill. now we know that highway patrol has worked more than a dozen accidents in york, lancaster, chester, and chesterfield counties this morning. and we know that we expect another round of this winter the roads and bring us any updates as we get them." thank you michael. meanwhile, the storm is having a powerful impact to the north, with the mid-atlantic buried in feet of snow. in washington, d.c. people are being advised to stay inside for the next 36 hours. jay gray is in roanoke, virginia where the snow keeps coming
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the massive winter storm barreling down on the east coast is bringing with it heavy ow expected to top two feet . the national weather service says it could be on of the worst storms to ever hit the region. washington, d.c. is directly in the cross- hairs where residents are being told to hunker down and ride it out. "two feet of snow, that is a big deal big stresses we are looking at, we are looking at this morning and through today that residents are ready." more than 1200 miles of winter weather advisories have been issued from the south to new england impacting millions of people. with blizzard warnings stretching from washington to new york. "09 57 23 we see this as a major storm. it has life and death implications and all the residents of the district of columbia should treat it that traveling is treacherous for those venturing out to go to work. "i definitely trust my legs more than i trust wheels at this point and i only live a mile
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will just walk." thousands of flights across the region are canceled. the charlotte airport is virtual ghost town with no flights in our out. more than 24 hundred flights have already been canceled across the country, a number that like the snow totals is expected to grow over the next several days. i'm jay gray in roanoke, virginia, now back to you. with these conditions comes the possibility of power outages. if you lose power there are some important numbers to jot down... you can call sce&g at 1- 888-333-4465. you can also contact mid-carolina electric 803-749-6444. and finally you can reach fairfield electric at 1- 800-499-7862. and remember, you can get the latest weather information on the go by downloading the wis first alert
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notifications right on your phone. it's free for android and iphone. just search wis in your app store. coming up on the news at noon-- invesitgators in the lowcountry say a body found submerged in a river could have connections to an out-of-state missing person's investigation. and an investigation into the death of an inmate won't result in charges for several officers involved. those stories and more after the break.
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an out-of-state missing persons case. authorities pulled the body and the white pickup truck from the water yesterday evening at the folly beach boat landing. it's believed the body was in the truck for about a month. no further information has been released as to which state the case involves or how
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truck in the river. orangeburg county deputies want to question a person of interest after an armed robbery at a local church last friday. deputies say it happened just outside greater faith baptist church on dorchester street. a 72-year-old woman reported that a man stole her bag while pointing a silver handgun at her. security video from greater faith baptist captured a man standing near the church. investigators have not named him as a suspect, but say they want to question him in connection to the case. meanwhile, anyone with information is asked to call crimestoppers at 1- 888-crime-sc taking a look at national headlines today-- air force officials in arizona say they've found human remains at the crash site of an f-16 falcon fighter jet that went down yesterday. officials say the pilot was six months into a training program when the single- engine jet went down near like air force base. no other crew members were aboard the plane. a coroner is investigating whether the remains were those of the pilot.
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charged in the death of a jail inmate. a district attorney announced thursday that he would not file criminal charges in the death of michael marshall. marshall died following a confrontation caught on camera with deputies inside the jail. a medical examiner's report states marshall's cause of death was due to complications of positional asphyxia from being physically restrained. the d-a says the deputies acted properly. in consumer news-- auto recalls hit another record last year. according to the national highway traffic safety administration, there were almost 900 separate recalls in 2015--impacting more than 51 million vehicles. that's close to a hundred recalls more than in 2014. officials are connecting the increase with stronger government enforcement and widening recalls of exploding airbags. we're getting reports of several area schools letting out early this afternoon--and you can see the latest closings at the bottom of your screen. meanwhile, our first alert weather team is watching weather conditions outside--von gaskin has a quick update.
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lancaster, chesterfield counties freezing rain advisory in effect until noon today newberry, fairfield, kershaw, lee counties periods of rain, some rain heavy at times. northern midlands have the best chance of seeing possible heavy icing due to freezing rain falling through early today, then again tonight. rain will be mixed with light snow northern/central midlands tonight and saturday morning not expecting much if any accumulation of snow.
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around columbia metro, high amounts chester north. sunshine by saturday afternoon this is still a developing storm, update will following during the day. up in fairfield county--more precipitation
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our michal higdon has been out there all morning watching conditions, and she joins us
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freezing rain is possible here in fairfield county -- that's where when the rain is falling it is still in liquid form, but once it reaches the surface, those temperatures are below freezing, causing the drop to solidify into ice. but take a look at the rain we were seeing earlier today. throughout the morning we saw a steady downpour -- but none of it turned to freezing rain. however, there were puddles of water all over the road. a reason scdot has been
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very closely, county by county. equipment is prepared and ready to be on the roads. including in york county where extra road crews are on standby with salt spreaders and snow
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moments that set the tone for the year ahead. south carolina is coming off a year of unprecedented challenges.
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our governor as she addressed her fellow lawmakers on the floods... "this year was something neither we nor the weathermen could have ever imagined. rain at unbelievable levels pouring from the sky for hours." ...along with the victims and survivors of the mother emanuel ame tragedy. "these two women and their precious little ones who were with them that night, are proof that we have angels living on earth. please join me in expressing to miss sanders and miss shepard the warmth the gratitude and above all the love that the entire state of south carolina feels for them ." two more subjects that were mentioned included the walter scott shooting as well as those who lost their lives in service of south carolina. but the governor also got down to business in outlining big goals to accomplish in 2016. a push to aggressively start recruiting teachers to rural districts and giving them incentives to stay there. she called for more prosecutors
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domestic violence survivors. the governor also touched on ethics reform which has been a major point of contention among many state lawmakers. that led to a major moment in the night. "i'm going to ask for every senator that is for income disclosures to please stand. ohohohohhhh. now that the address is over, it's time to get to work and see action. the eyes of the state will be on governor haley and the legislature. lets see all the talk turn into results in 20-16. that's my take, what's yours? thanks for joining us for the
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